The Archimesh add-ons don't appear in the add-ons list after installing them. I got this message: 'One or more addons do not have UTF-8 encoding!
seems like this has been solved on the thread
when you go to the github link https://github.com/Antonioya/blender/tree/master/archimesh
you need to click on the zip file then select raw and it will download correctly.
It sounds like you extracted the zip and installed each
.py file individually.
Try directly installing the zip instead:
Addons can be python scripts .py or .zip files (containing .py scripts).
Press Install from file in CtrlAltU> User Preferences > Addons:
Navigate to the zip and select it:
Enable the addon:
If you want to install it manually, you can:
Extract the zip
Copy the resulting directory containing the
.pyfiles into your
//being the path to your blender config directory). See the wiki on file locations for more info on where this is:
C:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Application Data\Blender Foundation\Blender\2.6x\scripts\addons
There is also a system wide location for the configuration directory, see the wiki for more details:
Blender can be installed system wide or run from an extracted bundled with all necessary files contained.
There are 3 different directories blender may use, their exact locations are operating system dependent.
LOCAL: location of configuration and runtime data (for self contained bundle) USER: location of configuration files (normally in the user’s home directory). SYSTEM: location of runtime data for system wide installation (may be read-only).
Note that the the path to offending files will be printed to the console:
To convert encoding to
UTF-8 you can open the offending
.py file in a text editor and resave with
UTF-8 encoding selected.